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Lead Abatement

Prior to 1978, it was common to add Lead to paint, enhancing the finish and durability.  Research has shown us that Lead is dangerous when disturbed and ingested.  When Lead based paint has to be disturbed for any reason, such [more…]

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Lead / RRP Updates 2011

The main source of lead poisoning is lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust found in deteriorating buildings.  Lead-based paints were banned for use in housing in 1978. According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, approximately 24 million housing units in [more…]

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Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair, and Painting

All the talk lately is the new lead laws. As a contractor, we are doing lots of research to stay on top of all the new mandates. The opt out rule that many people were taking advantage of is now [more…]

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